Ice Cube, others mourn director Singleton at private funeral

Entertainment 05/06/19, 16:45

Family, friends and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Congresswoman Maxine Waters were among those mourning director John Singleton at his Los Angeles funeral on Monday.The private service was held at Angelus Funeral Home in South Los Angeles, the neighborhood formerly known as South Central, where Singleton spent part ...

Berry Gordy fulfills dreams with Motown reaching 60 years

Entertainment 04/17/19, 10:24

Motown Records founder Berry Gordy looked out at the audience at a 60th anniversary tribute to his groundbreaking record label and saw his dream of making music for "all people" in the world fulfilled.Gordy told the packed Microsoft Theater at the "Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration" that he wanted his ...

Update: Fans, mourners arrive for Nipsey Hussle memorial

Entertainment 04/11/19, 11:29

The Latest on the memorial for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, which is being held at Los Angeles' Staples Center and will be followed by a 25-mile procession through the streets of South Los Angeles (all times local):9 a.m.Mourners at Nipsey Hussle's Celebration of Life ceremony are being given a nearly ...

Motown Museum to display clothing worn by singer Marvin Gaye

Entertainment 03/28/19, 12:18

Clothing worn by singer Marvin Gaye will go on display at the Motown Museum in Detroit as part of the music label's 60th anniversary celebration.The museum said Thursday that the items include a knit cap and military-style jacket and pants. Pictures of them will be posted on Facebook Friday and ...

Carole Bayer Sager to get special honor at Songwriters Hall

New York 03/08/19, 13:57

Carole Bayer Sager will receive the Johnny Mercer Award by the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June.The Oscar- and Grammy-winner, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall in 1987, will earn the organization's highest honor on June 13 at its 50th induction ceremony in New York City.Bayer Sager, 71, has ...

Timeline of R. Kelly’s life and career

Entertainment 02/22/19, 18:09

R&B singer R. Kelly has been charged with aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims dating back to 1998, marking the latest charges against a man trailed for decades by lurid rumors. A timeline of his life and career:— Jan. 8, 1967: Robert Sylvester Kelly is born in Chicago to Joann ...

Stevie Wonder, John Legend headline Motown tribute concert

Entertainment 02/13/19, 04:57

Stevie Wonder jammed with his harmonica, John Legend crooned while playing the piano and Ciara pranced onstage dressed like Rick James at Motown Records' 60th anniversary concert.Wonder closed out the all-star lineup performing more than a half-dozen songs at the "Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration" at the Microsoft Theater on ...

Ambassadors for Motown sound seek more of it in hometown

Entertainment 10/19/18, 10:46

The music of Motown still beguiles audiences around the globe, but the music of Stevie Wonder, Martha Reeves, the Supremes and Temptations doesn't get heard regularly and reliably in Detroit, the city of its birth.In this July 31, 2018, photo, from left, Mark Scott of The Miracles, Angela Williams, Roschelle ...

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